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Al Paradiso

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Sestiere San Polo 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 4910
Today
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Fried shrimp, calamari in a very light batter was outstanding, as good as any tempora anywhere. Very good pizza also. House wine very good for the price. No regrets

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Thank stephen b
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The waiter couldn't be bothered to tell us the specials rather mumbling on the very corner of the table whilst walking off. Fried potatoes needed longer in the pan, food in general was ok but nothing special. Very expensive at €322 for 4 of us including wine. Our most expensive meal in Venice and our least enjoyable. I wouldn't bother... More 

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Thank Bronwen S
Henderson, NV
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This nice little family run restaurant was located near the Ponte Rialto but just off the main tourist drag. Most of the clientele seemed to be tourists anyway but it was not one of those messy massive crowded people places. The interior of the restaurant was rather homey and the hosts were friendly and gave efficient service. They have a... More 

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Thank NikkoHenderson_NV
South East England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by a colleague to go to whist visiting Venice! Was so happy that we made the effort to go. It was our favourite meal whilst in Venice. Lovely intimate setting, stunning wine and the BEST calamari I've ever had!

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Thank cjames169
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Good food, if sharing a dish happy to split it in the kitchen into portions. Quiet location just off the grand canal. If you visit, try the linguine with prawns and pesto was very tasty. Be aware of the 12% service charge added automatically!

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Thank Slowbarfie A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We ate here twice, and what we loved most of all was that it was a haven away from the busy lane ways. We were relaxed, taken care of considerately but not over the top. Lovely, well priced food & the best house red. Our kids loved it too. Chefs were very sweet & friendly.

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Thank Tess M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fair restaurant if you want to eat in the main area of the square but they have a very nice lasagna. In most cases no need for reservations

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Thank Mohsind11
new york
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

we returned after our first positive review and found a restaurant full of tourists without an irtalian in sight. the menu was limited, expensive and quite touristy. whether this resraurant changed, we did, or both we'll never know, but this place is now off our list. really sorry. really.

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Thank mortyd
Neptune Beach, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The food is average at best and wine was overpriced. Noodles in spaghetti bolognese were undercooked, and chicken and fries entree was nothing special. It is close to the Rialto, so is an easy location for tourists to stumble upon, but you can do better.

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Thank hollypeek
Fort Collins, CO
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Main dishes were slightly below average quality and the tiramisu was the worst we have ever ordered in a restaurant (which is quite a statement from an American). You could do much better. As a side note, the house wine seemed very overpriced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere San Polo 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 4910

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Staying in San Polo

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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